Appalachian State is setting its sights on a fall 2020 enrollment of 20,000 students, with Chancellor Sheri Everts and other administrators noting earlier this month that continued growth is vital to the institution’s financial sustainability and its standing across the state.
BOONE — An ad hoc committee of Appalachian State University faculty members plans to study the quality assurance of the university’s online courses.
BOONE — The Boone Town Council on Sept. 19 voted unanimously to expand Boone’s Municipal Service District to include nine new downtown parcels.
BOONE – The former location of Modern Subaru in Boone at 199 N.C. 105 Extension could be the future home to an $11 million complex with one mixed-use building and one-multi-family building, according to a building permit application filed with the town of Boone.
BOONE — A 380-page comprehensive architectural survey of downtown Boone by Eric Plaag that was four years in the making was universally praised by the Boone Town Council on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
RALEIGH — High Country residents will not see any state legislative district changes in a new set of court-ordered N.C. House and Senate maps that were made in a hasty two-week process by the state legislature and approved on Sept. 17.
“You shouldn’t be so worried about the transition in the barbecue world.”
Council, residents take swing at new courts
I heard the D.O.T. is bringing the new left turn arrangement at all intersection on U.S. 221 between Boone and West Jefferson to other intersections in Boone. To turn left, you have to first turn right, fight your way to the far left lane and make a U-turn to complete the left turn. What a n…
Far too often, after another mass shooting of innocent people in our nation, our politicians and media reporters naturally demand action that “something must be done.” Some call for stronger purchasing restrictions and regulations for gun ownership or banning assault rifles, bump stocks and …
Just when we thought colleges could not spout loonier ideas, we have a new one from American University. They hired a professor to teach other professors to grade students based on their “labor” rather than their writing ability. The professor that American University hired to teach that non…